Bodo/Glimt become football’s latest fairytale

Everyone loves a cinderella story or two, don’t they? Footballing fairytales are one of the more brilliant and unpredictable things about the beautiful game as we know it, especially when it happens for a lesser club at the top level. Be it Greece winning the 2004 European Championship, Leicester’s Fantastic Foxes making history by winning […]

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Norwegian champions Bodo/Glimt escorted by F-16s on their way home after winning the title

Now this is seriously badass Being touted as Norway’s Leicester City, Bodo/Glimt have won the Eliteserien for the first time in their 104-year old history. With 5 games to spare, the club from Northern Norway accomplished the feat after beating Stromsgodset 2-1 at the Marienlyst Stadion in Gulskogen. Last 4 years have been rather eventful […]

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Norwegian referee gives penalty for a handball 2.7m outside the 18-yard box

While the VAR-assisted penalty decisions continue to baffle us every week in the Premier League, things went beyond the pale in the Eliteserien last night. The Norwegian top division of football saw one of the worst refereeing decisions ever when a handball which took place around 3 meters outside the box was adjudged to be […]